|Oh, the indecency! - Thomas Whaples|
Incensed over a perceived impropriety.
|The End of General Gordon - Part 1 - Lytton Strachey|
First part of Lytton Strachey's biographical chapter.
Keywords: Victorian; History
|The End of General Gordon by Lytton Strachey - Part 1|
Keywords: Victorian; History
|Corleone, a tale of Sicily - Crawford, F. Marion (Francis Marion), 1854-1909|
Keywords: Victorian fiction
illus for YRLSC children's collection
Keywords: child; victorian
|Victorian era exhibition, 1897, Earl's Court, London, S.W - Kiralfy, Imre, 1845-1919|
"Director-General: Imre Kiralfy."
Keywords: Art, Victorian
|Praeraphaelite diaries and letters (Volume 1) - Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919|
Keywords: Pre-Raphaelitism; Painters, Victorian; Painters, Victorian
|The End of General Gordon from Lytton Strachey's Eminent Victorians - Lytton Strachey|
Part one of the noble text.
Keywords: Victorian; Military; History
|Annabelle The Christmas Foundling - Tom Wells|
A new born is found less than a week old on the steps of an English manor house. She is taken in and grows up as the daughter of Lord Walliam. Through her life journey takes her on a path of discovery and reconciliation
Keywords: Christmas; fictional; historical; Victorian
|Elder Stew - Carl Guyton|
"Elder Stew" is a dark short story about a Victorian gentleman called Lord Henry, who's main objective is to be "the talk of the town" after his lavish dinner party. After a couple of hiccups along the way it's up to Grayson, Lord Henry's loyal butler, to make sure his employer is still "the talk of the town".
Keywords: elder stew; victorian; excess
|Dover Beach Reading|
A reading of Matthew Arnold's famous poem, Dover Beach
Keywords: poem; poetry; arnold; victorian
|Little known Victorian fossils in the national museum (Volume new ser. v. 29 (1916-1917))|
Keywords: Victorian fossils gastropods
|Vic Gov Departments & Agencies - Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance|
List of every department and agency that is able to participate in eServices and the Market Validation Program.
Keywords: Victorian Government; Government Lists
|Victorian BDM - GraemeC|
Complete Victorian Birth Death & Marriages index compiled in a Microsoft Access Database. Births 1836 to 1920. Deaths 1836 to 1985. Marriages1836 to 1942. Requires Microsoft Access to use
Keywords: Victorian BDM Historical Index
|IUMA: the Victorian Echoes|
The Victorian Echoes are a New Orleans based parlor duet ,with strong jazzy undertones and a 19th century expression. Evoking the atmosphere of an older era, these attractive young characters create an appealing and desirable musical ambience.
Keywords: the Victorian Echoes
|Why Frau Frohmann Raised Her Prices and Other Stories - Anthony Trollope|
LibriVox recording of Why Frau Frohmann Raised Her Prices and Other Stories by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Nicholas Clifford A collection of five stories by Anthony Trollope: Why Frau Frohmann Raised Her Prices; The Lady of Launay; Christmas at Thompson Hall; The Telegraph Girl; and Alice Dugdale - Summary by Nicholas Clifford For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catal...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; victorian fiction
|The Way of A Man With A Maid - Unknown|
Keywords: Sex; Erotica; Victorian
|The Vicar of Wrexhill - Frances Milton Trollope|
LibriVox recording of The Vicar of Wrexhill by Frances Milton Trollope. A villainous vicar insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy but foolish widow, ruining the fortunes and happiness of her three children, until they begin to fight back. Published in 1837 by the mother of the better-known Anthony Trollope, this highly readable romance portrays the evangelical movement of the Anglican church in a shocking light that may remind readers of some of the religious abuses of the present day...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; romance; Victorian
Downloads: 1,718 (1 review)
|An Editor's Tales - Anthony Trollope|
LibriVox recording of An Editor's Tales by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Arnold These 'tales' describe a series of encounters between various magazine editors and those who wish to have their works published. While containing some amusing bits, the tales are relatively grim, compared to most Trollope stories. The Turkish Bath: This editor, visiting a Turkish bath, is accosted by an Irish stranger, who, after some conversation, requests to submit a manuscript to the magazine...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; victorian
|The Two Heroines of Plumpington - Anthony Trollope|
LibriVox recording of The Two Heroines of Plumpington by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Arnold. In the small English Town of Plumplington the daughter of a brewer and that of a banker each has selected her future husband contrary to the wishes of her father. Both young men are regarded as not 'good enough', though each is, in fact, much like the respective father when at that age. The girls, with the support of various townspeople, endeavor to get their way...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romance; victorian
|Vanity Fair Novel 1848 - William Makepeace Thackeray|
Vanity Fair 'A novel without a hero' (1848) by William Makepeace Thackeray, with pages xiv and xv which are missing from the Google version.
Keywords: Victorian England; satire
|The Devil's Apprentice and other Victorian Tales of Terror and the Supernatural - John Wallen|
Keywords: terror; horror; victorian
|Victorian Government Departments - Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance|
List of Government Departments
Keywords: Victorian Government; Government Lists
|Praeraphaelite diaries and letters - Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919|
(From t.p.) I. Some early correspondence of Dante Gabriel Rossett 1835-54 -- II. Madox Brown's Diary etc. 1844-56 -- III. The P R B Journal kept by W M Rossetti 1849-53
Keywords: Pre-Raphaelitism; Painters, Victorian -- Biography; Painters, Victorian -- Correspondence
|FREDERICK LEYTON VICTORIAN ARTIST 9 MINS 48 SEC|
Frederick Leyton, 9 mins audio about the famous Victorian artist
Keywords: frederick leyton; victorian painter; artist
|Emma (version 3) - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Emma (version 3), by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Jane Austen famously described Emma Woodhouse, the title character of her 1815 novel, as "a heroine whom no-one but myself will much like." Yet generations of readers have loved Emma, as much for her blunders as for her wit and vivacity. Emma, "handsome, clever, and rich," has nothing else to do but try to pair off her friends, and she consistently mis-reads the relationships and situations around her as much as she...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; austen; matchmaker; victorian
|Ralph the Heir - Anthony Trollope|
LibriVox recording of Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Arnold. As usual, Trollope creates a nice variety of characters of different English classes, sentiments and positions. The primary themes are the inheritance of property, extravagance or reason in the spending of assets, the mating of young people, and the electoral practices of the time. The election chapters are based on Trollope's own experiences when he ran for Parliament.There are, of course, many subplots which ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; victorian; entail; electioneering
Downloads: 2,043 (1 review)
|Cousin Phillis - Elizabeth Gaskell|
LibriVox recording of Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Gaskell. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Cousin Phillis (1864) is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell about Paul Manning, a youth of seventeen who moves to the country and befriends his mother's family and his second cousin Phillis Holman, who is confused by her own placement at the edge of adolescence. Most critics agree that Cousin Phillis is Gaskell's crowning achievement in the short novel...
Keywords: librivox; audio; gaskell; novella; Victorian
Downloads: 6,464 (1 review)
|The Lovels of Arden - Mary Elizabeth Braddon|
LibriVox recording of The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read by Cathy Barratt The novel traces the return of a young Englishwoman from several years of schooling abroad, to find that her life will not take up where she thought it would. Clarissa Lovel faced not only an emotionally and financially bereft father, but her first glimpse at love - and that not from the best vantage point. (Summary by Cathy Barratt) For further information, including links to online text, reader informati...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; Victorian romance
Downloads: 6,992 (2 reviews)
|The Lancers' Quadrilles - Duval of Dublin|
A c.1857 edition of the c.1817 original of "Duval of Dublin's Second Set". For further information, see http://regencydances.org/paper007.php.
Keywords: Quadrilles; Lancers; Victorian; Georgian; Dance
|Eddie - inlet|
After work Eddie describes his latest encounters on Victorian roads; how he smashed his Dad's car and ran his bike into an old man.
Keywords: victorian roads; bike riding accident; car accident
|The Role-Playing Hour - Episode Seven 'The Victorian Era' - Adrian Thurnwald|
Episode seven of Radio Adelaide's 'The Role-Playing Hour'.
Keywords: comedy; radio play; role-playing; Victorian era
|Charge Of The Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson.|
Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem about Britain's greatest military blunder. Recorded by MorganScorpion.
Keywords: poetry; military; Crimean War; tragedy; Victorian
|Industrial Revolution - Gliese 614|
Gliese 614 - Industrial Revolution 1. Fire, Coal and Steam 2. Rest and Hammers at St Saviour's Dock 3. Gears, Canals and Cloth Running time: 11:00 Industrial Revolution was recorded in September-October 2010. For more info visit: http://www.myspace.com/gliese614
Keywords: industrial revolution; victorian; age; era; steampunk
|A History of London - Gordon Home|
Keywords: tudor; norman; european history; victorian; stuart; history
|Manners, Culture, and Dress of the Best American Society - Richard A. Wells|
Fashion and mores of 1894
Keywords: Columbian Exposition; manners; mores; Victorian fashion; 1894
|The Channings - Mrs. Henry Wood|
LibriVox recording of The Channings by Mrs. Henry Wood. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. This is a saga about life in a small town in England during the Victorian era. The "stars" of this saga are the Channings. Mr. Channing was ill and, because of his poverty, his six children have to work. Many things happen during this saga: a man confesses to a theft which he thinks his brother did, a lady is engaged to a gentleman much above her station, and so much more...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; victorian novel; love story
|L’ Horrible Passion - "Lucidique et les limites du bon sens"|
"A cold and rainy autumn evening. Rats in the walls. And old portrait of a deceased child hanging on the wall. An old cylinder wax playing while drinking a glass of absinthe to confront the absurd. No colours at all, only black and white is painting the room. And mnemosine torturing you inceasently....." L'Horrible Passion is born on a gloomy sunday on August 2008 as a Vintage Dark ambient/Industrial project, with a strong victorian era/20's background component...
Keywords: Classical; Soundtrack; Horror; Dark Ambient; Industrial; Victorian
|The Victorian Collection|
The Victorian Collection features a wide assortment of British sociopolitical periodicals published from 1834 to 1900. This material covers such topics as religious revivals and Temperance movements, politics, agriculture, population studies, illustration, family values, and biography. These periodicals were produced and distributed to educate and persuade, so that, in the words of the editor for the Anti-Corn-Law Society, “the public mind may be kept in a state of information and vigilance”...
Keywords: brigham young university BYU victorian historical
|The Outsider: Through a Stained Glass Window|
An excerpt from the 1968-69 television series "The Outsider," starring Darrin McGavin. In this selection from the episode "Through a Stained Glass Window" (aired April 9, 1969), the plot hinges upon the destruction of the Bunker Hill neighborhood in downtown Los Angeles, and we see the last remaining Victorian homes, The Castle and The Salt Box, shortly before they were removed to Heritage Square (where they were soon burned to ashes by tramps).
Keywords: bunker hill; los angeles; redevelopment; victorian
|Felix Holt, The Radical - George Eliot|
"Harold Transome is a landowner who goes against his family's political tradition (much to his mother's distress), while Felix Holt is a sincere radical. The setting of the book, the 1832 parliament election, is used to discuss the social problems of that time. A secondary plot involves Esther Leon, the stepdaughter of a minister who is the real heiress to the Transome estate, with whom both Harold Transome and Felix Holt fall in love...
Keywords: Victorian novel; social novel; political novel
|Vanity Fair (1848) - William Makepeace Thackeray|
Vanity Fair A novel without a hero (1848) by William Makepeace Thackeray, inserted missing pages xiv and xv.
Keywords: Vanity Fair; Victorian England; satire; complete
|Mopsa the Fairy - Jean Ingelow|
LibriVox recording of Mopsa the Fairy by Jean Ingelow. Read by Noel Badrian. Jean Ingelow (1820 – 1897) was one of the more famous poets of the period, indeed many people suggested that she should succeed Alfred, Lord Tennyson as the first female Poet Laureate when he died in 1892. Mopsa the Fairy, written in 1869 is one of her more enduring stories. It is a delightful fantasy about a young boy who discovers a nest of young fairies and tells of their adventures together...
Keywords: librivox; audio; ingelow; victorian; children; fairies
|David Copperfield - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens, read by LibriVox Volunteers. "David Copperfield" or "The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery" was first published in 1850. Like all except five of his works, it originally appeared in serial form. Many elements within the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of all of his novels...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Victorian novel; novel; Dickens
Downloads: 432,217 (2 reviews)
|The Three Sisters - May Sinclair|
LibriVox recording of The Three Sisters by May Sinclair. Read in English by Expatriate Fascinated as she was by the lives of the Brontë siblings, May Sinclair loosely based her subtly sensual, quietly insurrectionary 1914 novel The Three Sisters on the Haworth moor milieu of the three literary Brontë sisters. Alice, Gwenda, and Mary Cartaret are the daughters of the Vicar of Garth, an abusive father with rigid, selfish expectations for female behavior...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; philosophy; Victorian romance; women's issues
|Fenton's Quest - Mary Elizabeth Braddon|
LibriVox recording of Fenton's Quest, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. This story revolves around Gilbert Fenton, a very talented middle class businessman from London, who falls in love with a beautiful country woman far below his station. He decides to marry her anyway. But is she all that she seems? For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; bible; Victorian; romance
|David Copperfield - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens. Read by Tadhg. The story is told almost entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield himself, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a narration.The story deals with the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity.David's father had died six months before he was born, and seven years later, his mother remarries but David and his step-father don’t get on and he is sent to boar...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Dickens; Victorian novel; novel
Downloads: 170,706 (6 reviews)
|Hilda Lessways - Arnold Bennett|
This book is the second in Bennett’s four books about life in the Five Towns (the real life Potteries in Staffordshire). It tells the story of Hilda before her marriage to Edwin Clayhanger (from the first book). Bennett explores Hilda's ambition to make a career for herself, her coming of age and her working experiences as a shorthand clerk and keeper of a lodging house in London and Brighton. He also shows her intensifying relationship with the enigmatic George Cannon that ends in her disastr...
Keywords: Victorian; coming of age; courtship; Librivox; audio
|Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Adolph Zukor|
John Barrymore stars in the renowned silent adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic about a Victorian scientist who turns himself into a murderous abomination.
Keywords: John Barrymore monster Victorian horror; pdmovies
Downloads: 98,918 (11 reviews)
|The Golden Calf - Mary Elizabeth Braddon|
LibriVox recording of The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read by Tara Dow A late 19th Century sensation novel following the young life of Ida Palliser as she searches for fortune and love within England's Gentry Class. Victorian sensation books were often set in ordinary, familiar setting, undermining the perceived adherence to social convention. They exposed the true lives of Victorian England's upper class - lives they tried to keep hidden...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; sensation novel; Victorian romance; temperance